Edúcate Ya,Inc,

Latinos Furthering Education Through Participation

New training for our English-Spanish Exchange Program

December 20th, 2014 We are excited to announce there will be a new training for our English-Spanish Language Exchange Program. To learn more about this program, please click here. More information below: The training will be on December 20th from 3 to 6 pm. Please give us a call at 503-238-5790 if you’re interested in participating or email […]

2014 Donors

2014 Donors

Edúcate Ya would love to recognize our amazing donors that supported our Fundraising event, “Dando, Bailando”, this year.

It wouldn’t have been possible without you!



WINTER AND SUMMER LGBTQ PROGRAM 2015 (Mexico) January 3 – January 16, 2015 (US $1,438) June 13 – July 3, 2015 (US $2063) For anyone interested in learning about  the real situation of the LGBTQ community in Mexico through  the study of the language and cultural exchange. The program will teach participants about the history […]



WINTER AND SUMMER WOMEN AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN MEXICO January 3 – 16, 2015 (US $1,438) July 11 – 24, 2015 (US $1,438) For all women and men interested in studying Spanish while learning about Mexican culture, politics and economics through the lens of women’s experience and struggles for social justice. Study how women from various […]

Seeking Latinos for Intercambio (Language Exchange) Program


One of our most popular community programs is Intercambio, a program that matches local Latinos who need assistance with their English with other locals who would like to improve their Spanish. We are in need of more native Spanish speakers for this program.

Seeking Volunteers

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Educate Ya (Education Now) is a small local nonprofit organization with several community programs that focus on health, education, English/Spanish language acquisition and Latino cultural awareness. We are currently looking for motivated and dynamic volunteers to support our programs via outreach and marketing. Read on for more details…


AVANZA Youth Leadership Mentors with Educate Ya Director, Rafael

AVANZA is a leadership development program for young Latino adults ages 18-35 in the Portland Tri-county area. Its goal is to provide training in diverse leadership skills and create a group of young adult leaders who will participate in community efforts to better the opportunities for Latinos in the educational, social and professional spheres. Presented […]

Avanza program faces / Caras del programa


These are some of 2014 Avanza Participants! The participants of this year have shown profound dedication and a strong commitment by attending all sessions, engaging in deep conversation, and opening up for sharing their own experiences and listening to others’.   Éstos son algunos de los participantes de Avanza 2014! Los participantes de este año […]

Cesar Chavez Conference in Western Oregon University & Southern Oregon University


We had the privilege to host the “Chicano Identity & Bilingualism” workshop in two universities in Western Oregon University (03/07/14) & Southern Oregon University (03/14/14). Look forward to seeing most of those Chicano teens’ faces in a near future promoting social justice not only in this country but the entire world.

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